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Jan - 08 - 2009

Achievers

Bank bailout needs accountability

Births

Briefs

Cadets brave cold for community

Chugiak girls go 1-2 in elite hoops classic

Claman sworn in as mayor, appoints three new executives

Conference action begins for CHS basketball teams

Eagle River Valley residents seek fire service

Edna A. Kahn

ERHS cheerleaders prepare for ASD spring regional

Friday, Jan. 16

High School Girls Basketball

Kott denied prison release

Legislative Town Hall meeting planned

Local 50th festivities filled with fun, fire and frost

Locals declare “We’re In”

Mustang hockey U16C team continues to improve

People Mover sets a new ridership record in 2008

Saturday, Jan. 10

Saturday, Jan. 17

Spotlight: Nancy Dodge

Statehood song

Sunday, Jan. 11

Sunday, Jan. 18

Thanks for dog sled race support

The Week in Sports

Thursday, Jan. 8

Time Was

U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships

Volunteers map sled dog trail with GPS

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Young Eagle River author pens first novel in fantasy series

Youth Hockey

Jan - 15 - 2009

Achievers

Anchorage, Mat-Su create Transit Authority

Boys & Girls Club receives parks and rec grant

Calendar

Christopher Moore

CHS baseball parents’ meeting Sunday

CHS boys basketball suffers lopsided defeat

Chugiak girls avenge state championship loss at T-Bird Classic

Chugiak hockey staggers from a week of matches

Chugiak sled dog racer wins Canadian Open

Eagle River bowlers sweep Service, Chugiak drops pair to Dimond

Eagle River boys basketball team springs off the blocks with wins

Eagle River hockey team makes gains on the ice in tough rivalry

ERHS softball clinics underway

ERHS to host DDF tournament this weekend

Found cat underscores the need to keep pets warm

Gail Dial honored for three-plus decades of service

High School Bowling

High School Boys Basketball

High School Boys Hockey

High School Girls Basketball

High School Girls Hockey

Kelter grabs gold in international hockey tourney

Lady Wolves fall to Service

Lions extend a large thank you

Local legislators submit first round of bills

Local students among service academy nominees announced by Sen. Murkowski

Local VFW Ladies Auxiliary holds scholarship, essay, poetry contests

Loken, Benson appointed to municipal committees<

MEA offers thousands in higher-education scholarships

Meddaugh named to Lady T-Bird All-Tourney team

Moose Horn opens a year after blaze

New players help Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey to a two-game winning streak

Runner to take thousands on virtual trek

Sports Briefs

The Alaska National Guard rescued 167 people last year

Tickets on sale for nature center fundraiser

Time Was

Tryouts for ERHS softball program held March 2

US. Cross Country Ski Championships

We welcome Washington’s folly with open arms

Jan - 22 - 2009

Achievers

All-girl robotics team competes to complete mission

Assessment notices sent to 90,000 property owners

Barack Obama honors Tuskegee Airmen’s wartime service

Calendar

Chamber sets course with new strategic plan

Chugiak-Eagle River girls drops game to Service-East

Citizen Police Academy deadline approaches

City faces $17 million budget shortfall

Coast Guard announces change in emergency beacon alerts

Determined students work to raise funds for Stockwells

Don’t just survive: live and thrive

Eagle River high hockey team puts forth valiant effort against Dimond

ERHS boys hoop squad suffers two-game hiccup, loses to East, Chugiak

Fighting hunger one meal at a time

Firefighters, community went beyond the call of duty

High School Boys Basketball

High School Boys Hockey

High School Cross Country Skiing

High School Girls Hockey

Huggins named chair of Senate Rules committee

Janis Carty Neill

Loden Jase Johnson

MEA rate increase linked to Chugach Electric’s costs

Mustang boys hoops team gets mixed results

Mustang hockey beats Service 3-0

Obedience club holds flea market

Pre-meet challenge brings out the best in Mustang’s nordic team

President Obama’s inauguration captivates local audience

Rotary Club changes meeting location

Settling into a new lifeAn Iraqi family makes their home in Peters Creek, prepares for future

Shirley Baune

Susan Fischer

Tax Cap initiative supporters begin to collect signatures

Vote yes on school bonds, just not this year

Weather disrupts lady Wolves training

Week in Sports

Jan - 29 - 2009

2008 Boondock’s Sporting Goods-Big Buck Contest

4-25 Brigade to deploy to Afghanistan in February

500-troop battalion gets new leadership

A fuel price cap is no answer

A test of physical and mental endurance

A volcanic eruption could cause health problems

Achievers

Alaska Territorial Guard retirement benefit temporarily reinstated

Alaska World War II heroes honored in aviation exhibit

Arun Gandhi shares his wisdom

Better Business Bureau offers free shredding service

Births

Calendar

Chugiak girls basketball keeps conference string intact with wins

Chugiak musher places eighth in World Cup

Chugiak’s Swanson named to Hamilton Bulldog hall of fame

Claman advocates Anchorage projects at mayors’ conference

Computer lab at Boys & Girls Club gets update

Cross-Country Skiing

David White

Despite season-high scores, Chugiak bowlers lose to South High School

Dorothey A. Wentland

Eagle River hunter claims title with Kodiak buck

Eagle River skaters top Bartlett 6-1 in senior night game

Editorial

Engagement: Amelia “Molly” B. Delashmitt to Christopher Lee Rivera

Engagement: Kaylen Marie Kelley to Kyle McNaught Andrews.

Fundraising efforts begin to furnish, supply new library

Helen Lum

High School Boys Basketball

High School Boys Hockey

High School Girls Basketball

High School Girls Hockey

Letter to Barack Obama

Locals are among top 40

Merrills celebrates 50th anniversary

Middle schoolers are concerned about suicide

Mustang boys treated to hoops, culture in Point Hope tourney

Mustang hockey coach looks for better play

One-goal losses are the order of the day for Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey

Palin calls for Alaskans to put aside political differences

Police Reports

Pulling their weightDogs heave more than a ton at club competition

Rosanne Gilfillan

School board seeks applicant to fill vacant seat

State requires chickenpox vaccination for elementary students

Students works to get interscholastic sports

The Week in Sports

Troopers alert the public about a jury duty scam

Valley fire service area vote doused

Valley fire service area vote doused

Where did Unity Park go?

Will it be liberty or education?

Wolves boys basketball claims victory in overtime play

Feb - 05 - 2009

A crowd of well-known candidates vie for city’s top seat

A jealous murder: dinner theater presents “My Fatal Valentine”

A stunt-ing performance

Achievers

ATG retirement benefit reinstated, for now

Biker falls on hood of a police cruiser

Calendar

Channel 2’s decision to oust Steve MacDonald feels fishy

Chugiak boys enjoy home court advantage, beat East

Chugiak High School skaters split last two regular season games

Eagle River girls team drops games to West and East

Eagle River hockey team takes first-round exit

Electric plans for the new town center

Hours cut at city assessment office

Iron Dog champion returns to defend his title

Letter: A board of supervisors would help create local ownership

Local author’s first novel finds romance in the Old West

Local shooters hit the mark in state junior Olympic rifle championships

Money disappears to Dubai

Moore opened the pages for town's first library, fed community's curiosity

Mustang girls hoops squad remains unbeaten in conference standings, plays strong defense

OUI arrest for driver, passenger runs

Philip Burch

Plagued condo development ready for sale

Rep. Fairclough seeks input on daylight savings time legislation

Sculpture dedicated in memory of Mirror Lake Middle School Student

Spartans deploy to Mideast

Sports Briefs

Spotlight: Candyce Childers

State House votes to create several special committees

Students discover the 19th century north in performance

Thief takes quarters for laundry

Time Was

U.S. Army joins Asia Pacific countries in Thailand for training exercise

Washington desperately needs a long-term outlook

Week In Sports

Where’s the local romping ground?

Feb - 12 - 2009

2009 Grad Blast T-Shirt design contest

ABC Elementary School collects 2,757 pounds of food

Achievers

Alaska soldiers become citizens before going off to war

APD, FBI and US Attorney for anti-human trafficking task force

ASD answers questions about bonds

ASD cancels spring conferences to make up for missed days

Births

Calendar - Feb 12 2009

Chugiak ladies posts lopsided hoops win over South Anchorage

Community’s support made the Tree of Giving project a success

Deadline looms for Eklutna power plant

Domestic violence victim receives death threats

DOT says local road projects still funded and on schedule

Eagle River girls place pain on Homer All-Tourney team

Eklutna holds tribal elections

ERHS boys hoops drop games

Fast, but good trail conditions cover the area

First-round exit unwelcome for up-and-coming ERHS skaters

Four CHS soccer players sign letters of intent

Girls hockey loses to champs at season end

High School Bowling

High School Girls Basketball

It’s ‘personal’ at Eagle River Candy and Gifts shop

Local man arrested for abusing girls

Middle schoolers grapple to wins

More than $144 million in bonds to appear on April ballot

Mustang Hockey Association girls team captures Homer title

Non-essential spending equals government waste

Pipes frozen from burglary

Police called for a domestic dispute

Polly Kallenberg jumpstarted the Chugiak library

Representatives agree with students

School staff gets in on the fun too

Seniors show off “WACKO” side

Six local skiers qualify for Junior Olympics

Spot light: Carissa Kiefer

State legislators drill University of Alaska president

The Week in Sports

Trio of Chugiak-Eagle River girls skaters named to first-team All-Conference squad

Urge prompt passage of the stimulus bill

We should examine our time zone, not daylight savings time

Feb - 13 - 2009

Local services eliminated by Mayor's budget cuts

Feb - 19 - 2009

AARP offers scholarships to women 40 years old or older

Alaska needs to engage in a dialogue about our state revenue

Arthur Langley

Bill could ban young drivers’ cell phone use

Calendar Thursday Feb 19 2009

Census hires workers

Cherry sets college track record

Chugiak hockey team places third in state tournament

Chugiak sophomore Shane Topf named to State All-Tourament hockey team

Eagle River boys team beats Service, loses to East, Dimond

Eagle River girls defeat Service, 50-45, to gain first varsity basketball conference win

Foster appointed to Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority

High blood pressure lands Stockwell back in intensive care

High School Boys Basketball

High School boys hockey

High School Cross Country Skiing

High School Girls Basketball

High school students flock to personal finance classes

Lady Mustangs add three wins - still unbeaten

Legislative Town Hall meeting Saturday

Mammoth mission

MEA board approves offer to purchase Eklutna site for power plant

Meet the candidates for Anchorage mayor

Middle School Cross Country Skiing

Middle school ski season ends with championship relay

Mirror Lake students get with the groove

Mustang boys get tough against Dimond

Mustangs win first-round conference game against East

Opinion: Something must be done and it must be done now!

People we Know

Radio tower to allow firefighters to communicate with other agencies

School board appoints Mackie to fill vacancy

Second round of cuts dings area services

Skiers let loose in end-of-season meet

Spartan awarded Purple Heart medal of valor

Spot Light: Nick Schwenne

Stress from deployment spreads to halls and classrooms

Thank you for the library story

The Week in Sports

UAA signs a pair of local athletes

Universities promote open discussion on tough issues

Feb - 26 - 2009

A revolutionary outlook: students learn history from the source

Alaska to pay out unemployment benefits with debit card system

Alaska travel industry offers scholarships

Alpenglow Elementary shows appreciation to military families

Anchorage museum plans closure The Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center will be closed March 30 to May 29 to accommodate the move into its new addition. During this time, crews will also renovate parts of the existing museum.

Boys and Girls state applications available

Brian A. Kean

calendar

Candidates crowd school board race, Kennedy runs unchallenged

Chugiak boys hoop team wins one, loses one

Chugiak girls clean house at conference ski race

City continues to bill for service performed by volunteers

Claman appoints stimulus plan manager

Claman meets with President Obama

Coach says mercy rule cheats athletes out of playing time

Dozens gather to talk with legislators about state issues

Fur Rondy: racer, marshal, time keeper, trail boss get ready

House debates death penalty for Alaska

How other places deal with problem bears

Kevin Walker

Legislative watch

MEA to lower rates

Mimi Cook

Mirror Lake relay teams shine in ski champonships

Mirror Lake, Gruening to compete in citywide wrestling match

Mustang girls win Senior Night basketball match

Opinion: It’s time for Alaskans to reexamine the death penalty

Opinion: My Jeep just keeps on jetting - much to my hubby’s chagrin

People we Know

Ruby Krause

School Board Candidates

Several local projects vie for stimulus funds

Sports shorts: Chugiak places hockey players on All-State teams

Sports shorts: Chugiak places one girl, one boy on ASBL All-Star team

Sports shorts: Eagle River bowling teams awarded third

Sports shorts: Locals go unbeaten in long track speedskating

Sports Stats: High School Boys Basketball

Sports Stats: High School Cross Country Skiing

Sports Stats: High School Girls Basketball

Sports Stats: Middle School Cross-Country Skiing

State says requirement protects kids, mom says government is out of line

The Anchorage Assembly to tackle bear control resolution

The week in sports

Wolves boys basketball struggles in games’ final minutes

Mar - 05 - 2009

2009 Iditarod Musher Profile: Alan Peck

2009 Iditarod Musher Profile: Eric Rogers

2009 Iditarod Musher Profile: Jim Lanier

2009 Iditarod Musher Profile: Karin Hendrickson,

2009 Iditarod Musher Profile: Michael Suprenant

A full year without dad

Achievers

Alpenglow Olympians excel in age-old tests

Army Rangers partner with platoon paratroopers

ASD uses Twitter for school closure notices

Assembly approves transfer of $3 million to local road board

Assembly takes first action to save People Mover service

Calendar: March 5 2009

CHS boys basketball ends season on three-game run

Chugiak rifle team takes fifth in national meet

Citizen calls in swerving vehicle

Clerk says: no Joker on the ballot for Anchorage mayor

Debora “Debbie” Kay Gardner

Eagle River girls face Chugiak in hoops tournament action

Eagle River’s Howell appointed to Sister City Commission

Editorial: State lawmakers' efforts should help teens avoid pregnancy

Edrie Ballard

Eklutna bridge: safety concerns spur council to seek funds

Fur Rondy timekeepers mark sled dog race ‘by the nose’

Gun stolen while people are inside house

Legislative Briefs: Rep. Hawker comments on stimulus fund

Legislative Briefs: Sen. Huggins to co-chair new Joint Legislative Veterans’ Caucus

Legislative Briefs: Senate bill would provide special license plates to Iditarod finisher

March 5: Week in sports

Mayoral candidate forum scheduled

MEA candidate hopes history repeats itself

Mirror Lake places third, Gruening fifth at city meet

Muni urges absentee voters to request run-off election ballot

Musher on the move

Mustang girls finish undefeated

Naomi Neisinger

Nome or bust: five locals ready to mush north

Open door at home indicates burglary

OUI arrest for possible marijuana use

Penny Throckmorton

Sports Shorts: CHS softball, baseball begin this week

Sports Shorts: ERHS softball tryouts began Monday, Wolves baseball to begin next week

Sports Shorts: Five local skiers travel to compete in national JO meet

Sports Shorts: High School Cross Country Skiing

Thanks to food pantry volunteers

The Loan Skimeister

Victim hit during domestic violence assault

Wolves basketball looks to master its plan

Woman asks for help, arrested for OUI

Mar - 12 - 2009

Anchorage firefighters race in Seattle stair climb

Boy steals phone from priest

Calendar: March 12 2009

Caller follows DWI suspect

Candidate Profiles

Change the clock, change the smoke detector batteries

Chezek, Stevens win Eagle River Classic sled dog race

CHS debate, drama and forensics team places second

Chugiak girls storm CIC tourney, advance to state

Chugiak handed first-round CIC tournament exit

Chugiak softball teams named following tryouts

Chugiak-Eagle River honors excellent educators

Chugiak-Eagle River Huskies win YMCA girls hoops tournament

Community councils schedule mayoral candidate forum

Eagle River boys dealt harsh first-round departure

Eagle River girls put their best foot forward against top-ranked Chugiak

Fort Richardson soldier dies from roadside bomb

Iditarod in depth

Knights and white horses to descend on Eagle River

Legislative Briefs

Local group seeks area’s best chocolate desserts

MEA announces candidates for board of directors

MEA employee files discrimination suit

MTA board selects Fosselman to fill vacancy

Opinion: Community has opportunity to support deployed soldiers

Opinion: Government spending will not resurrect our economy

Outside group files to back Palin for president

School district ‘tweets’ and ‘texts’ to parents and students

Sharol "Samie" Neill-Hamp

Shoplifted sandwich

Sports Stats: Boys High School Basketball

Sports Stats: Cross Country Skiing

Sports Stats: Girls High School Basketball

Sports Stats: Middle School Wrestling

Sports Stats: Sled Dog Racing

State House committee to hear parental consent bill

State unemployment rate increases

Upper Eagle River Valley, Eklutna to open to bow hunters

Woman arrested for assault

Wounded warrior, service dog and inmate get a second chance

Mar - 19 - 2009

$141 million in bonds to appear on April ballot

‘Last Great Race’ offers life lessons in faraway places

Anchorage Symphony offers scholarship

Army kicks off Year of the NCO, inducts soldiers into club

Assembly members are culpable for the $17 million budget shortfall

Bomb kills Elmendorf airman

Bomb kills Elmendorf airman

Calendar: March 19 2009

Card Check would bring unwanted conflict to the workplace

CHS boys soccer begins under guidance of returning coach

Chugiak girls ready to take center stage at state

Chugiak girls soccer holds first practice at the Dome

Chugiak resident to represent Alaska as Cherry Blossom princess

Community councils plan mayoral candidates forums

Dirty license plate leads to drug arrest

ERHS grad, Matt Wonchala, is youngest to win Mr. Alaska bodybuilding title

Former CHS rifle team members compete at 2009 College Nationals

Fred Nolan

Hiland homesteader reflects on life way back when

Jens Roger Clayton Noet

Joan Brown

Joyce Hazelett

Jury convicts Eagle River man of murder

Legislative Town Hall meeting is Saturday

Local skiers contribute to the Alaska team’s third-place finish

Municipal election workers needed

Nature center thanks supporters

New coach heads up ERHS boy soccer

Opinion: Vote no on school bonds

Paul Myers

People We Know: March 19 2009

Police to receive $2.7 M public safety grant

Prep track coaches welcome all newcomers to the sport

Prop 3: $34 million in road and drainage bonds

Prop 4: $1.85 M for parks and rec

Prop 5: $1.5 million to go to library improvements

Roads and parks: who pays?

Roommate allegedly steals jewelry

Rosita Tatum

Senior center offers absentee in-person voting

Slumped over, man is arrested for DWI

VFW Lady’s Auxiliary patriotic arts competition

Week in Sports: March 19 2009

Wolves girls soccer has high hopes

Mar - 23 - 2009

Redoubt erupts: state recommendations for dealing with ash fall

Mar - 26 - 2009

At long last: Old Glenn upgrade to begin soon

Bear Mountain Grill to serve up its last meal

Calendar: March 26 2009

Chamber of Commerce moves meetings to new location

Chugiak girls revenge Colony for hoops crown

Chugiak track team to features new coaching staff

Eagle River fire station to benefit from $1.8 M in Proposition 7

Eagle River High girls soccer squad comes of age

Eagle River High School boys soccer coach names lineup

Eagle River track performs well in unofficial scramble

Eagle River’s Brandy Jayne selects Air Force Academy

Fairclough’s resolution would raise awareness about sexual assault

Family moves forward after tragic accident

Federal Transit Administration joins Highway-to-Highway team

Fire destroys wood home on Fish Hatchery Road

Folded flag for a fallen friend

Free tax centers understand special military rules

House Finance chair says committee will consider stimulus funds

James Hamill

Jitters displays youth’s eye-catching photos

Julie Lavey

Lady Mustangs face tough road from tip-off to title

Lanier tops local Iditarod finishers

Opinion: Governor is right to question federal stimulus dollars

Opinion: Palin had the right idea, but the wrong method

People Mover holds meetings to discuss route closures

People we Know: March 26 2009

PFD filing deadline approaches

Photos: March Madness Basketball Tournament

Police make two DUI arrests

Proposition 6: $1.3 M for public safety and transportation

Senior center hosts absentee in-person voting

Senior center’s tough times was a poor choice for Time Was

Sports shorts: 2008 Chugiak grads help Toledo Cherokees in Hurster Cup

Sports shorts: CHS grad Cayle Byers seen on TV during NCAA wrestling semifinals

Sports shorts: Chugiak places two on state 4A basketball all-tournament team

Sports shorts: Chugiak’s Frary wins St. Patty Day trapshoot

Sports shorts: Eagle River baseball team holds tryouts

Sports shorts: Eagle River resident Winczura to attend TWU on scholarship

Sports shorts: Eagle River skier Sarah Tegeler placed seventh in women’s sprint

Sports shorts: Fleischhacker wins state invite bulls-eye pistol championships

Sports shorts: McGuire, Summers win Chugiak Junior Classic Sled Dog races

Sports shorts: Mustang baseball program has yet to name rosters

Stimulus dollars dominate Town Hall meeting

Store security nets two shoplifters in the same afternoon

Teens rescued on Baldy

Traffic stop finds drugs

Week In Sports

What do you need to bring to file taxes?A copy of your 2007 tax return, and ...

Whistle-blower questions utility’s closed-door meetings

Apr - 02 - 2009

Opportunity finds entrepreneurial mom

Assembly to hear bear management resolution

Assembly to hear bear management resolution

Blast caused millions in damage, exposed need for police

Burglar starts fight with apartment’s occupant

Burglar starts fight with apartment’s occupant

Calendar April 2, 2009

Cheap and chic prom dresses benefit nonprofit

Chugiak girls soccer opens with 9-0 win over Bartlett

City needs better road maintenance, police and leaders

Comrades honor fallen soldier

DUI exit strategy

DUI exit strategy

Eagle River girls track finishes fifth at mini meet

Four local students among winners

Jens Roger Clayton Noet

Kathleen Frigon

Krystal Marshall

Lady Mustangs win U16C girls state title

Legislative Briefs: Repeal of daylight savings time passes House

Legislative Briefs: Senate approves short-term energy assistance

Legislative Briefs: Senate restores benefits to Alaska Territorial Guard veterans

Mirror Lake track draws 163

Mustang Hockey Association U16C boys take title

Opinion: School district indicates interest in Powder Ridge parcel

Opinion: School District is not firm on plans for future site

People Mover holds meetings to discuss route closure

People We know: April 2 2009

Polling places for the April 7 city election

Prom is a chance to dress up, make memories and have fun

Prop 8: $3M for police headquarters, shooting range

Proposition 9: initiative aims to reduce property taxes

Props 1 and 2: School district asks voters for $97M

Senior center hosts absentee in-person voting

Sports Shorts: Banquet recognizes Wolves hoops teams

Sports Shorts: Cherry qualifies for track and field nationals

Sports Shorts: Chugiak baseball has yet to name rosters

Sports Shorts: Chugiak soccer to make final cuts this week

Sports Shorts: Eagle River varsity baseball roster released

Sports Shorts: Ultra-runner shatters California course record

Sports Shorts: Wolves JV girls beat South in season-opening soccer game

Sports Stats: April 2 2009

Sullivan is the combination Anchorage needs

Thieves take cash

Track bug spreads among Chugiak High School students

Week in Sports

Woman reports attempted burglary

Apr - 07 - 2009

Opinion: Acting mayor restores local People Mover bus routes

Opinion: School bonds benefit students and community

Apr - 09 - 2009

Aviation Guardsmen re-join Operation Iraqi Freedom

Burglar took $12 after damaging office suites

Calendar: April 9, 2009

Chugiak boys soccer falls one point short to East

Chugiak girls soccer beats East, moves to 2-0 on season

Church sends sleeping bags to health workers in Afghanistan

Eagle River girls track places fourth

Eagle River Loop Road construction to crank back up

Election Results

Elmendorf opens brain injury clinic to provide in-state care

Fill ’er up: ‘God loves you, no strings attached’

Holistic healing: naturopathy takes root in Eagle River

Illegal tint leads to DUI arrest

Kevin Hammond

Legislative Briefs: Bill restores preventive care to dental program

Legislative Briefs: Local reps support parental consent bill

Legislative Briefs: Resolution promotes sexual assault awareness

Legislative Briefs: Senate passes bill for veterans’ cemetery

Lester and Jones demand real answers before making decisions

Local bus service is spared

Matanuska Electric is named a Tree Line USA utility

MEA members can’t afford to lose Lester and Jones

Mirror Lake Middle musicians descend on San Diego

Mustang baseball team ready to slide into season

Mustangs compete in Big C Relays with half the team

Nature center needs volunteers

Opinion: Letters From Home

People we Know: April 9 2009

Peter Pan adds performance

Renewable energy is a valuable resource for Alaskans

Sen. Begich to address chamber

Sports Briefs: Comp hockey tune-ups begin

Sports Briefs: Local runner shines for UAA

Sports Briefs: Mustang Hockey Association picks up two championships

Sports Stats: April 9 2009

Student threatened for relationship with girl

Week in sports: April 9, 2009

Wolves girls soccer looks for incremental improvement

Wolves soccer: a pair of losses

Woman alleges assault at car wash

Apr - 16 - 2009

A round of applause for the local statehood committee

Achievers

Alaska Club reports money stolen from till

Britt-Mari Holloway

Calendar: April 16 2009

Chugiak High class of 1984 plans 25th reunion

Chugiak softball fares well in pre-season Bat-A-Round

Chugiak track team charges full strength ahead

City postpones Hiland landfill methane power plant

Eagle River girls soccer team gets shutout by West High

Eagle River High girls track places third in mini meet

Eagle River Lions seek funds for fireworks

Eagle River's Easter Egg Hunt

Early evening DUI arrest

Editorial: All sides bring something to bear

Elmendorf announces Post Road gate closure

Employee discovers burglary at salon

Felted fashion

Give pirates no quarter

Gruening to host sixth grade transition night

House is vandalized

Ice climber tumbles hundreds of feet near Eklutna Glacier

Legislative Briefs: Huggins, Stoltze introduce legislation to protect dip netting

Lester and Jones stand out in this year’s MEA election

Lori Ann (Rasmusson) Eussen

MEA board fires two managers

Opinion: Illegal board meetings jeopardize nonprofit status

Parents revisit the basics to help their children with math

Residents prepare to welcome the annual tide of tourists

Riders fume over People Mover cuts at meeting

School district reprioritizes projects after bond failure

Society preserves pieces of the past

Sports Shorts: Former CHS grappler takes fifth at nationals

Sports Stats: Track and Field

Sullivan, Croft to square off in May 5 election

Vandal trashes apartment

Volunteers needed for Anchorage creek cleanup

Week in sports: April 16 2009

Witness calls in theft of hubcap

Wolves boys soccer faces an onslaught of games

Young family says their goodbyes to deploying dad

Apr - 23 - 2009

Some savvy tricks to save when starting a summer garden

Alaska Coast Guard to receive $7.5M

Amendment unleashes a string of violations at MEA

Assembly approves hiring of bear officer

Ball teams likely to take part in jamboree

Begich talks stimulus, energy at chamber forum

Business association offers scholarships

Chugiak boys record win, loss, tie in weekend stand

Chugiak girls soccer is unbeaten

Citizen trails swerving driver

Eagle River boys finish hectic week with 5-1 win

Eagle River girls soccer plays tough

Eagle River girls team places second in track meet

Editorial: Time for tedium and transparency

Ex-girlfriend threatens rock throwing

Floor crack and heave in McDonald Center cause concern

For Eagle River students the economics just make sense

Former legislator appeals conviction in federal court

Fredrick Smith

Gruening track team starts fast

John Whayne Dillehay

Leislative Briefs: Fairclough adds veteran-owned business preference

Leislative Briefs: Lawmakers approve education of military children compact

Leislative Briefs: Legislature declares 2009 the Year of the NCO

Matanuska Electric election scheduled for Saturday

MEA board calls special meeting without proper notice

MEA board’s closed meetings are ridiculous

Military develops new strategies to address sexual assault

Mirror Lake Middle School hosts new student registration events

Mirror Lake Middle School track team is second to none

Mother-in-law arrested for assault

Muriel Ary

Mustangs suffer injuries indoors at Great-8 track meet

Palin appoints local to Board of Agriculture

Passerby notices suspicious pipe

Salazar offers a balanced approach to managing lands and resources

Sports Shorts: Chugiak boys basketball teams holds end-of-season banquet

Sports Shorts: Softball season starts with double-header

Sports Stats: High School Track and Field

Sports Stats: Middle School Track and Field

Spotlight April 23 2009: Tracy Cook

Spring cleanup dates set

Studded tire removal deadline approaches

Students belt out ballads and pop hits

Thief steals nearly $100 in meat

Young readers choo-choo their way through books

Apr - 30 - 2009

AFD cautions of thin ice on area lakes

Aunt gets text threats from stranger

Calendar - April 30, 2009:

CHS girls soccer posts lopsided wins, suffers first loss

Chugiak author plans book launch celebration

Chugiak boys soccer gets short end of two decisions

Chugiak softball team splits opening pair of games

Chugiak, Eagle River track face off in quad-meet

Citywide cleanup starts Saturday

Commission to consider two local issues

Crews respond to Eklutna gorge suicide

Eagle River boys soccer team tops East, falls to Dimond

Eagle River girls soccer ties Dimond, falls to East

Eagle River softball steals the win

Fort Rich Army engineers blast their way through training

Frisbee golfers vandalize school property

Horses trample Loretta French ball fields

Landfill offers three free residential dump days

Legislative leaders call session a success

Lester, Jones keep MEA board seats

Linda Halterman

Mayoral runoff election is Tuesday

Mirror Lake Middle School students embrace Earth Day

Mirror Lake Middle School track team remains unbeaten

Mock scenario drives home real-life decisions

Nancy St. Pierre

Opinion: Dial made the world a better place

Opinion: It’s that time of year to be bear aware

People We Know - April 30, 2009:

Permits are required to burn yard debris

Property tax exemption is cause for concern

Reps. Hawker, Stoltze report tighter capital budget

School salutes military students for their sacrifices

Shayna Kaplan

Shepherd rescue spans 23 years and almost 1,200 dogs

Sports Shorts: Chugiak to host Alaskan Ray Guy/Pro Kicker camp

Sports Shorts: Eagle River bowler Mohr wins PBA Senior Open

Sports Shorts: Eagle River’s Winczura places third in regional gymnastics meet

Sports Shorts: Ultrarunner Hone places 13th in Heart Run

Stockwells settle in, adjust to the routine

Studded tire removal deadline is Friday

Sullivan’s common-sense approach makes him the best choice

Thanks to those who helped with the Easter egg hunt

Victim returns from trip, discovers items missing

Web page details victim’s sexual assault

Woodlot to open at Anchorage landfill

May - 04 - 2009

Star Stats: April 30, 2009

May - 07 - 2009

Alaska Club expands its space five fold, aims to open in fall

Army closes popular recreation area to public

Calendar: May 7 2009

Chugiak and Eagle River square off in season opener

Chugiak girls soccer team racks up a pair of wins

Chugiak-Eagle River branch library closes Sunday for move

Eagle River boys soccer team shutout in losses to South, West

Eagle River girls place second in Anchorage Invitational

Eagle River girls softball team starts week with win

Eagle River Post Office calls for help with National Letter Carriers Food Drive

Eagle River’s John Steiner takes the helm as school board president

Edward Sacks

Gail Dial

Graduating senior has never missed a day - ever

Gratitude for a freshly cleaned fair town

Iraqi peace and political activist engages Alaskans

Jungle boots join museum

Lost art: Swansons rediscover sold wedding gift

Mirror Lake, Gruening track teams to compete in championships

Mustang boys soccer team wins one, loses one

One bad inning for Chugiak results in loss

Opinion:The leaders of tomorrow are becoming the leaders of today

People we Know: May 7 2009

Rollover injures two passengers

School board approves new name for Chugiak High’s computer lab

Shoplifter steals deli items

Spotlight: May 7, 2009

Storts Stats: May 7 2009

Tight budgets delay muni’s town center plans

Trash talk: middle schoolers take a field trip to the dump

What a fine facility for the fine arts

Wolves girls soccer scoreless in games against Eagles, Wolverines

Yelling leads to assault arrest

Youngsters get a sneak peak at their soon-to-be school

May - 14 - 2009

Adrianna Jones

Agreement paves the way for Birchwood Industrial Park

Anchorage named Tree City USA

Assault alleged after spanking

Assembly elects Chugiak’s Ossiander as chair

Birchwood ABC struggles with small sixth-grade enrollment

Calendar: May 14, 2009

CHS baseball secures win against Dimond

CHS Class of 1999 reunion

Chugiak High hoops standout signs letter of intent

City postpones downtown overylay hearing to June 1

Community’s support for its troops hasn’t gone unnoticed

David Hayes

Delores Erchinger

Dorine McCall

Eagle River baseball team records first win against South

Editorial: Do 90-day sessions work in the best interest of Alaskans?

Green thumbs get ready for summer gardening

Iditarod musher to kick off Relay For Life

Jennifer Jones

Jesse Clark Archer

Local legislators reflect on session, address 90-day limit

Local Marine brings a few of life’s luxuries to Iraq

Local nurse named to Council on Emergency Medical Services

Mirror Lake wins overall title at track championships

Mustang softball team snatches four in a row in Fairbanks

Paragliding high in Eagle River’s skies, a flight in a flexible craft

People we know: May 14, 2009

Police arrest drunken driver

Police search for expensive stolen tools

Police urge drivers to be sure Fido is safe and secure

Secret union votes maintain fairness, integrity in the work place

Skate parks’ future is up in the air

Slim pickings: Bear Paw festival loses some sponsorships

Sports Stats: Chugiak American Legion baseball tryouts

Sports Stats: Gold Nugget Triathlon Sunday

Sports Stats: Registration available for Bear Paw 5k

Sullivan prepares for city’s top job

Track and field athletes ready for conference meet

May - 15 - 2009

Chugiak boys soccer team wins a pair

Eagle River girls soccer team defeats Bartlett, plays tough against Service, Chugiak

ERHS boys soccer team absorbs trio of losses

Mustang girls win two of three on soccer pitch

Start Stats: May 14 2009

May - 18 - 2009

Teacher charged with 14 counts of sex abuse

May - 21 - 2009

Alaska Star Fishing Report

APD trains on ham radios as an emergency backup

Assembly resolves CVFD ambulance fee problems

Calendar: May 22, 2009

Chamber accepts Bear Paw Service Award nominees

Chamber seeks contributions for park beautification

Chugiak baseball finishes regular season in second place

Chugiak boys soccer finishes regular season fourth

Chugiak softball team falls to third place in conference

Combat Action Badge Award

Eagle River, Chugiak finish out CIC championship

ERHS boys soccer readies for CIC tourney

Guardsmen help flood victims

Hero Games to celebrate military, first responders

Hundreds gather to ‘wish upon a cure’ during Relay for Life

Loyd G. Clayton, 80, ‘The Grizz’ was a decorated war veteran

Matanuska Electric gets needed zone change for power plant site

MEA Board approves slight rate increase

MEA Power Plant Plans

Neighbor steals gaming system through a window

Opinion: It’s time to explore all energy avenues

Passport deadline approaches

Residents donate more than two tons of food

Six local road construction projects get ready to rumble

Speeding through school grounds nets drunken driver

Sports Shorts

Spot light: Marilin Bretey

Star Stats: High School Baseball

Star Stats: High School Track and Field

Star Stats: Triathlon

Suspect steals cases of whiskey

Teacher faces 14 counts of sexual abuse

Teen readies to walk the red carpet at film premiere

Teens tuck shoplifted items inside purses

The Week in Sports: May 21 , 2009

Vandals ruin park memorial, upset family and friends

Wolves baseball ends season on four-game win streak

Woman reports rolls of toilet paper among items taken

May - 28 - 2009

Calendar

CHS advances to state, ERHS finishes season in top bracket

Chugiak boys just miss state soccer tourney, lose to South

Chugiak girls make CIC title game, lose 3-1 to Service

Chugiak seniors delight in their digital bowling alley

Chugiak softball team ends season tied with Dimond

Community opens hearts and wallets at Stockwell auction

Cupcakes, field trips and art projects highlight the year

Disturbance call leads to DUI arrest

Downtown Eagle River Overlay heads for a public hearing

Eagle River soccer teams dealt first-round exit from CIC tourney

Eagle River Valley home burns

Ellie Rhudy

K-9 cop sniffs out criminals

Kind act makes large impact

Military police to teach Iraqis law enforcement basics

More than 400 show up for the annual tradition

Number one priority is true communication

People we Know: May 28 2009

Police stop erratic driver

Rezone fits with neighboring facilities

Seven Junior Girl Scouts earn Bronze Award

Sports shorts: Local to compete in Highland Games world championships

Spotlight: May 28, 2009 - Tony Bell

Star Stats: May 28 2009

Thank you to the community from the Cramer family

Three locals are named to Sullivan’s transition team

Watershed council rallies to restore Eklutna River

Week in Sports: May 28, 2009

Wilkerson soars to state triple jump title, CHS girls fare well

Jun - 04 - 2009

A long slog: injured veterans head for the high peak

Alaska Guard troops give vice president a ride in a Black Hawk

Alaska Star Fishing report

Alaska to Afghanistan: Colonel talks about the frontlines

Arthur Sundt, 76, married his high school sweetheart

Busted headlight leads to chase

Calendar: June 4, 2009

Chong Vathke, 48, former resident, elegant florist

CHS softball takes second in CIC, advances to state play

Chugiak girls place fifth in state soccer tourney

Chugiak to face top-seed Colony in first-round state action

City closes popular trail due to potential bear encounters

DeVon Huffnagle, 81, local homebuilder

Duathlon: miscue lets Loan win

Eagle River entrepreneur, mom declares it party time

Eagle River skate park reopens

Eagle River Valley chimney fire rekindles service area talk

Eagle River-Chugiak Ambassadors win Fairbanks baseball tournament

Hiland Road fire trucks temporarily move to Anchorage

Historical society asks for community’s help

Horror story is printed on toilet paper in Japan

Man accused of beating gulls appeals $275 fine

Man stabs himself during argument

Martha Jacobs, longtime respiratory therapist

Michael Melinkovich, 57, developed endearing friendships

Municipality to launch redesigned Web page

Neighbors’ call lands drunken driving arrest

Opinion: Some stimulus funds eliminate choices for Alaskans

Opinion:Why we should hire more ‘Outsiders’ to be tour guides in Alaska

River of Life Lutheran Church offers community gardens

Roger Kingstedt, 67, enjoyed flying remote controlled aircraft

Sorts Shorts: Baseball squads place players on all-CIC first team

Sorts Shorts: Chugiak places three girls on all-CIC first softball team

Sorts Shorts: Derya Kelter is Chugiak’s lone selection to ASAA Girls all-tournament soccer squad

Sorts Shorts: Eagle River baseball has short roster for American Legion

Sorts Shorts: Eagle River goes ‘two and out’ in CIC JV softball

Spooky stories

Spotlight: Neil Keith Barnack

Students share youth fitness research with school board

Terri Wild, 43, was passionate about her love of animals

Toddler buys earthmover in online auction

Two decades of Bear Paw themes range from roller blades to the big screen

Two-alarm fire destroys home, damages neighboring structure

Venita Moore: a class act, jack of all trades and octopus

Week in Sports: June 4, 2009

Wisconsin police look for would be banana bandit

Jun - 05 - 2009

Prosecutors' errors could release Kott

Jun - 11 - 2009

Alaska Decoration of Honor

Alaska Decoration of Honor

Alaska Pacific University celebrates golden anniversary

Alaska Star weekly fishing report: June 11, 2009

Anita Palumbo, 81, never lost her ‘New England spirit’

Archers report burglary

Bears are sighted near nature center

Calendar: Jun 11, 2009

Chef Stop brings fine cuisine to any scene

Chugiak condo development is back on the table

Chugiak softball team places second at state tournament

Family Matters: June 11, 2009

Fire chief talks about South Fork station’s staffing challenges

First ladies of the chamber are named the Grand Marshals

Gates sees Alaska’s defense capabilities firsthand

Internet scam targets local woman

Judge orders Kott's release from Prison

Local author offers poetry book

Marvin Campbell, 66, was a friendly Walmart greeter

Mayor appoints Powers to investment board

Mayor-elect listens to Chugiak-Eagle River residents

New location: Eagle River skate park wheels back to life

Obama, US should continue to support Israel

Opinion: Kott’s case magnifies the need to rally around just, honest leaders

People we know: June 11, 2009

Police serve warrant during traffic stop

Prosecutors’ errors could release Kott

Soldiers killed in action are remembered with medal

Spartan solider dies in Afghanistan of non-combat injuries

Sports Shorts: Chugiak places three on softball all-tournament team

Sports Shorts: Hundreds take part in Tour de Cure Sunday

Sports Shorts: Two Mustangs make baseball all-tournament roster

Spotlight: Judith Lindenfelser

Star Stats: June 11, 2009

Surprise and apathy: locals respond to Kott’s possible release

Teenager confesses to one drink

The Alaska Star debuts Jan. 14, 1971

Van Zyle: Local artist selected to honor fallen soldiers

Week in Sports: June 11, 2009

Jun - 25 - 2009

Modern day knights display armor and noble steeds

Achievers

Ailing teen becomes a soldier for a day, rides in a Chinook

Athletes take advantage of Scottish Highland Games warmup

Calendar: June 25, 2009

Chugiak 4th of July Parade to start at 2 p.m.

Chugiak Legion baseball splits with Wasilla, avenges East

Chugiak’s Chacon: A tale of tides, tugs, cranes and big rigs

Eagle River Town Center dedication is Tuesday

Editorial: The serpent in the sewer line

Elmendorf and Fort Rich prepare to become a joint base

Feds pick up Kott’s attorney bills, judge imposes few restrictions

Injured veterans defy dangers on Denali

Locals record top times in all distances of Mayor’s

Luxury in Alaska’s wilds

Man’s wallet goes missing

Mayor-elect appoints chief of staff and city manager

MEA board selects new general manager

MTA members elect Chuck Foster and Al Strawn

Police arrest woman for heroin possession

Resident reports possible arson to his home

Same man is arrested for vandalism days later

Shorts Shorts: June 25, 2009

Spotlight: Sarah Hauer

Star Stats: June 25, 2009

Teens are assaulted at skate park

Three parenting myths you can’t afford to buy into

Two lopsided losses for Eagle River Legion baseball

Valley medical practice opens sister clinic in Eagle River

Vandalism plagues local parks, causes concern

Wedding: Henry - Olsen

Woman reports charges on stolen card

Year of the NCO: Alaska celebrates Army’s backbone

Jun - 26 - 2009

Witness reports paraglider plunged from sky near Mount Blady

Jul - 02 - 2009

H.J. McDonald Center ice rink repairs are underway

Aircraft carrier propels past Alaska as part of Northern Edge

Alaska veterans receive honorable service medal

Calendar: July 2, 2009

Child finds stolen keys

Chugiak Legion baseball posts pair of road wins

Chugiak, Eagle River players attend All-Alaska Football Camp

Chugiak-Eagle River events salute Independence Day

Comeau appoints new assistant superintendent of support services

Eagle River Legion baseball falls to East in split-venue doubleheader

Editorial: Leash regulations unleash a new set of problems

Editorial: Palin should decide to run Alaska or run for national office

Fake bill in till

Frank Adams sentenced to 102 years for murder of Chugiak resident Stacey Johnston

Homesteaders to build hydroelectric plant

Infantry officer dies on tour of duty in Afghanistan

Invited and local athletes compete in 2009 Alaska Scottish Highland Games

Local runners do well in Bird Ridge run

Mayor Sullivan selects key department heads

MEA board selects Griffith as interim general manager

Melodrama captures Eagle River’s evil escapades

Mona Biggs, 66, a small person with a mighty presence

Muni applies for $2.7 M in federal stimulus funds

Palin selects Chugiak resident as spokesman

People we know: July 2, 2009

Police seek dirt-bike rider

Regulatory commission approves change to ENSTAR budget billing

Reimann follows in father's footprints - um, wide tire tracks

Sen. Begich announces potential of $370 M for state bases

Sports Stats: July 2, 2009

Spot Light: Connie Sumrall

Steven Kean, 20, an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed duck hunting

The Week in Sports: July 2, 2009

Volunteer firefighters use brains and brawn to graduate

Waterline project raises questions about school bonds

Witness reports paraglider plunged from sky near Baldy

Woman leaves baby unattended

Jul - 03 - 2009

Governor Palin resigns

Governor Palin's resignation speech

Jul - 09 - 2009

A shopper’s paradise - at the dump

Achievers: July 9, 2009

Alaska Railroad offers caboose cars for sale

Alaska’s fiery foxes are sly, cunning and adaptable

Alaskans take Colorado softball tournament by storm

APD memorial finds a new home

Area youth work trash patrol

Bear skips veggies for chocolate

Bear-resistant trash cans available

Business Boulevard to close during Bear Paw

Calendar: July 9, 2009

Chamber names Bear Paw community service award winners

Chugiak Legion goes 2-3 at Spokane wood bat tourney

Drunken driver almost hits another car

Eagle River resident works to keep her ‘Bambi land’ fire free

Editorial: What is in a name?

Fort Rich paratroopers die in Afghanistan

Hero Games celebrates strength and sense of humor

Local business women share their tips and know-how

Local runners conquer Mt. Marathon’s challenging terrain

Local volleyball team plays well in National Festival in Arizona

Matanuska Electric board delays implementation of bylaw changes

Muni unveils Town Center

Opinoin: Palin’s holiday resignation puts her on the bench for 2012

Spotlight: Sarah Martin

Star Stats: July 9, 2009

State program assists former soldiers get jobs

Sullivan sworn in as new mayor

Suspected arson destroys lone building at Camp Singing Hills on Edmonds Lake

The dog ate it

The pup takes the blame

Untimely errors allow scores against Wolves to run unchecked

Warren Kitchens Jr., 58, father, banjo player and ‘Sheet-Metal Shaman’

Week in Sports: July 9, 2009

Woman scares off burglar with scream

Youths turn in vandals

Jul - 16 - 2009

Steven Kean, 20, an avid outdoorsman loved by many

For Alaska's sake, next governor needs to keep nose to the grindstone

2009 BEAR PAW EVENT RESULTS

4-25th soldier dies from an insurgent attack in Afghanistan

Achievers

Anchorage 'ringers' Lucas, Kleidosty win horseshoe toss title

Archie Boyles, 81, lived a life of service

Arctic Air Walkers thank observant community, emergency responders

Assembly set to consider Eagle River Overlay

Births: Lilly Isabella Bryant

Brown bears put Birchwood, Chugiak residents on edge

Calendar: July 16, 2009

CHS senior helps Alaska Elite hoops team

Chugiak baseball wins BP tournament

Eagle River Legion baseball posts two wins at BP tourney

Erratic driving complaint nets intoxicated driver

Found corpse is a skinned bear

Garald Tieman, 69, was known as the 'old dinosaur'

Gerold Gugel, 91, was competitive at both work and play

Local couple joins Peace Corp

Locals shine in Fireweed 400 bike race

Model T: Dyson revives his first car 45 years later

Police arrest Anchorage man for stealing $450 in goods

Record number takes part in 2009 Bear Paw 5K run

Rodda among city execs asked for resignation letters

Smoke from engine catches officer's attention

Spotlight: Carol McRae

Suspicious vehicle leads to drunken driving arrest

Two Knik LL All-Star teams post lopsided wins

Voters voice inconsistent logic

Ward named to NCAA All-Academic team

Youths steal woman's keys and sifts through vehicle

Zo is more than a companion - she's good therapy

Jul - 24 - 2009

ACHIEVEMENTS

AFD seeks assistance in nabbing Girl Scout facility arson suspects

APD seeks assistance in sexual harassment case against officer

APPLAUSE

Arctic Storm softball teams win a pair of state crowns

Bryant Allen Ante, 8, died July 10, 2009 at Seattle Children's Hospital, peacefully in the arms of his parents.

Calendar

Champion shares secret to rotten sneakers

Chugiak Post 33 secures post-season top-seed with win over Dimond

Community Health Fair planned

Crow Pass records fall, area athletes amaze and ache

Ditch-diving driver drops off keys

Eagle River Legion absorbs loss Team withdraws from tourney

Eagle River WIC clinic moves into Eagle River Town Center

ERHS football team has welcomes new head man

Federal law doesn't fit in Alaska

I'll be seeing you...

Kaytee Harris and Scott Roberts were married July 4, 2009 at the Raven Glacier Lodge in Girdwood.

Knik Little League, three teams remain in District I playoffs

Loud party leads to arrest

MEA's interim general manager takes over

MILITARY HONORS

Military offers some basic training - Alaska style

New People Mover schedules available

One-stop board shop comes to Eagle River

Police arrest teenager for heroin possession

Remembering Walter Cronkite

Sergeant Major of the Army talks with soldiers about stress and progress

Spotlight: Rebecca Tieche

State Fair day passes raffled

Staycation: Family-friendly trail lures hikers

Taliban captures Spartan soldier

Todd Warden, 35, loved anything on wheels

Truck dumps load of plywood on North Birchwood

Jul - 30 - 2009

AFD rescue team plucks couple and dog from Eagle River

Anchorage vocational rehab center moves

Anchorage welcomes delegation from Chitose, Japan

Assembly approves Eagle River Overlay plan

Calendar: July 30, 2009

Chugiak football tryouts begin this week, annual Stampede Saturday

Chugiak Legion baseball team begins state tourney

Dentist drops tools down man's throat

Eagle River High football clinics called a success

Eagle River soccer player selected to Olympic Development team

Friends and family remember soldiers during Fort Rich memorial

High school sports docket offers full plate of fall activities

Hutchens, 59, a former resident was a Harley man through and through

Knik Little League teams miss chance to advance

Knik majors win District I baseball tourney

Lemonade sellers have brush with law

Library to re-open Aug. 12

Lolita Simpson

Mayor sets sights on crime, budget issues

Opinion: Military suicides: Deterrents should be encouraged to address a challenge that isn't going to go away

Opinion:What President Barack Obama needs to tell the public about the cost of health care reform

People we know: July 30, 2009

Renaming of library advances in Assembly

Rep. Young announces launch of new Web site

Routine stop leads to two arrests

Star Stats: July 30, 2009

Staycation: Public-use hut makes a good bike destination

Teens in Dodge Neon hit pickup, flee scene

US military stops publicizing insurgent deaths

Vandals record three strikes

Aug - 06 - 2009

A half century at South Fork: A homesteader's hardy, happy life

Alan Jones, 63, worked with veterans with post traumatic stress disorder

APD Chief announces retirement, mayor seeks replacement

APD nabs three drunken drivers

APD, DA crack down on perjury

Calderone, 78, loved to travel and spoil her grandchildren

Calendar: Aug 6, 2009

Chugiak Legion baseball finishes fourth in state tourney

Chugiak sports docket to swell to eight teams

Colton, 80, enjoyed fishing, clamming and tending to her flower garden

Congrats for the Resurrection Pass 50 miler race

CVFD send trucks and crew north to fight interior wildfires

Eagle River fall sports programs to start practices

Eagle River food pantry begins to feel impact of economic meltdown

Eagle River's Jesse Cherry wins Alaska 10K Classic

Eklutna Services partners with Weldin for 2.2M contract

ER's Campbell becomes lieutenant governor

Family Matters

Former resident Joan L. Swavely, 77, died on July 27, 2009, at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

Fort Richardson hatchery stocks millions of fish

Heart transplant: Stockwells reflect, celebrate on first anniversary

If only all transitions of power could be as peaceful as Alaska

Knik Little League baseball denied state title

Local artist is among Earth, Fire and Fibre winners

Local real estate market bucks the trend

Mayor names acting fire chief

Mayor Sullivan announces energy task force

Mystery sheep appears in Chugiak pasture

Oregon man drives bomb to police station

People we know

Positive attitudes are highlighted

Red Flag: young airmen put combat in the 'big picture'

Robber confesses to priest, turns in cash

Sen. Murkowski announces passage of funding for Alaska projects

Shame on Pebble Partnership, DNR

Spotlight: Craig Campbell

Stampede scrimmage preps football teams

Staycation: Cabin and yurts are just down the road

Stimulus funds for Alaska come at a steep price

Stolen gun worries mother

Teens rap for Worcestershire, reach finals of national comp

The Chugiak-Eagle River branch library to re-open

Toupee wearer 1, roller coaster 0

Wanted man arrested after trying to purchase a gun

Aug - 13 - 2009

Alaska Run for Women seeking artwork for 2010 race

Arneson, 51, was a volunteer firefighter who worked with the Special Olympics

ASD launches new student information system

August 13, 2009: Week in sports

Back to School: fall varsity high school sports schedule

Calendar: August 13, 2009

Chugiak Post 33 JV team wins end-of-season A league tourney

Comeau: A letter to parents from the superintendent

Dan Siegel, 53, died Aug. 2, 2009, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Eagle River flag football coach shuffles roster

First-year coach welcomes 35 athletes to Wolves running team

Jackson, 91, was a caregiver who enjoyed getting lost

Local schools score well on progress report

Memorial service planned for Lu Young in Anchorage

Mustang cross-country seeks female athletes

Opinion: Does "Character Matter" anymore?

People we know: August 13, 2009

School Contact Information

Showdown with Eagle River looms on the horizon

Spotlight: Steven Meyer

Too Much Homework?

Wolves post 57-0 win over Houston Hawks

Aug - 20 - 2009

Alaska National Guard Prepares for Training in Mongolia

Alaska Star Fishing Report

BBB offers advice on the basics of creating an estate plan

Births:

Calendar: August 20, 2009

Chamber seeks donations for auction

CHS and ERHS gymnastics are nearly joined at the hip

Chugiak flag football team posts 18-0 win over shorthanded Eagle River

Chugiak football team defends home turf, wins 34-0 over Wolves

Chugiak runners open season with sloppy wins over East

Chugiak volleyball rosters set, dozens turn out for three days of player tryouts

Eagle River runners perform nicely in season opener

Emma Kay Carr, infant, had an uncontrollable smile

Engagement: Huston - Anderson

ERHS volleyball has best turnout in five-year history

Feds turn over trial materials to Kott's attorney

Fire and gunshots reported

Former Birchwood Christian teacher changes plea in molestation case

Former local legislator Sen. Tim Kelly dies at age 65

Hit and run reported at Walmart

Kim Meck

Library opens to a packed house

Local emergency operations center remains a possibility

Local programs hire new swim coaches

Mayor names Lucinda Mahoney as chief financial officer

Mayor tightens city budget, local services spared the axe

MEA board unanimously approves slight rate increase

Military Honors:

Murkowski announces town hall meeting on health care

Nature Center studies four possible locations to expand

Obama recognizes Eagle River teacher

Opinion: A message about the median

Pistol packing driver arrested

Popular Nature Center trail closes for bears

Rain puts the damper on pre-season tennis jamborees

Rent money stolen, or was it?

Rollback of fuel tax ends Sept. 1

Star Stats: August 20, 2009

Trouble right here at River City

Wedding: Spinelli - Shasby

Week In Sports: August 20, 2009

Aug - 27 - 2009

73rd annual Alaska State Fair begins today, ends Labor Day

Achievers: August 28, 2009

Adams, 83, dedicated his life to mission work

Anchorage Police Department calls in the Chugiak-Eagle River area for the week of Aug. 10 to Aug. 16

Births: August 28, 2009

Burglary is suspected, but nothing is stolen

Calendar August 27, 2009

Chugiak flag football takes one on the chin

Chugiak High distance runners makes splash at Bartlett Relays

Chugiak tennis finds itself on both ends of lopsided scores

Column reminds that actions speak louder than words

Community councils return after recess

Coupon cutting: It makes cents

Driving Under the Influence

Eagle River flag football team loses to South

Eagle River football scores twice in 57-14 loss to Service High

Eagle River tennis opens season against top-ranked teams

Former CHS hockey player earns spot on national team

Fun times reign for Chugiak, Eagle River runners

G.I. Jobs magazine ranks University of Alaska as a 'Military Friendly School'

Give local public safety a fair shake

Kelly, 65, statesman and dedicated family man

Lochner - Noden

Military Honors: August 28, 2009

Military wraps up 10 days of deployment training

Mustang football allows four turnovers in 37-21 loss to West

Mustang volleyball teams fare well in season-opening jamborees

Sports Shorts: Arctic Storm softball tryouts

Sports Shorts: Local fencing club moves to new location

Spotlight: Jill Fankhauser

Stand Down: volunteers help veterans in need

Star Stats: August 27, 2009

Stop vandalizing signs

Tow truck driver picks up more than a vehicle

Truck closure delays local fire response

Two Fort Richardson paratroopers killed in Afghanistan

Week in Sports: Aug 27, 2009

Why not close the library Tuesday, instead of Saturday?

Wolves spike finish in the middle of the pack

Sep - 03 - 2009

136 cadets graduate from the Alaska Military Youth Academy

ACHIEVEMENTS

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce seeks next Alaska's Top Forty Under 40

Biths

Burgess, 87, loved the outdoors and world travel

Calendar: September 3, 2009

Changes to the Chugach

Chugiak flag football splits, Eagle River turns up winless

Chugiak, Eagle River outgunned in season-opening swim meets

Fort Rich to test anonymous alcohol treatment

Four survive Eklutna plane crash, NTSB investigates cause

Grace Timiani, 83, was the life of a party who enjoyed fixing big Italian meals

Gratitude for the Alaska Scouts article

Health care debate exposes flaws

Late night traffic accident on the Glenn claims one life

Mayor sets course for the future during Chamber address

Mayor's search committee develops plan for finding a new police chief

Military Honors: September 3, 2009

Mustangs come from behind to defeat Dimond

Opinion: Gov. Parnell off to a good start

Opinion: What is the meaning of Labor Day?

Police arrest multiple drunken drivers

Police Blotter: September 3, 2009

Runners road trip yields middle-of-the-pack results

Sports shorts: Eagle River's Mohr wins third Senior Bowling Tour championship

Sports Shorts: Vandenberg wins Mod ET class at AK Raceway

Spotlight: Jacinda Walker

Tennis teams struggle

The Week in Sports: September 3, 2009

Thief grabs laptop, cops grab thief

Vandals strike Haute Quarter Grill

Volleyball teams just miss the championship title

Wolves triumph

Sep - 09 - 2009

Two found dead in Eagle River homicide-suicide

Sep - 10 - 2009

Alaska Air National Guardsmen to deploy to Afghanistan

ANNIVERSARY: Don and Susan Brusehaber of Eagle River

APPLAUSE:

Arctic Crossroads: Coast Guard increases northern operations

Beyond the badge and blue uniform

Births: September 10, 2009

Bogus prescription prompts call to police

Business

Calendar: September 10, 2009

Chugiak man dies in motorcycle crash

Chugiak outscores Eagle River in local tennis battle

Chugiak, Eagle River swim squads caught in wake of larger teams

Chugiak-Eagle River library book sale

City launches new municipal Web site

City to celebrate Mayor's Diversity Month

Credit card found, but not the owner

DUIs dominate local calls to APD

Eagle River leads early, succumbs to mid-game scoring blitz

Eagle River runners climb into limelight at Lynx Invite

Fort Richardson paratrooper dies in Afghanistan

Mayor selects Rodda to oversee muni parks

Military Honors: September 10, 2009

Mustangs pull victory out of jaws to defeat Patriots

Mustangs score pair of flag football wins, Eagle River loses - but scores

Opinion: Charging for rescues? Who would decide what scenario warrants a bill?

Opinion: Harris to Parnell: Show Me the Money

Opinion: Pay attention to the Chugach trail plan

Pastor promotes peace

Police Blotter: September 10, 2009

Police substation lets residents pay fines and file reports in Eagle River

Possible burglary leads house sitter to call police

School board ponies up to start Eagle River High roof repair

Sports Stats: September 10, 2009

Steve Parker

Strange odor leads to drug arrest

Swine flu spreads in Alaska

The week in sports: September 10, 2009

Two found dead in Eagle River homicide-suicide

VFW and Ladies Auxiliary youth scholarships and contests

Volleyball: Chugiak spikes East in three games, Eagle River falls to Service

Wedding: Chelsey Jones and David Lord

Sep - 17 - 2009

4th Brigade remembers two fallen soldiers in ceremony

Airborne Lieutenant dies in Afghanistan

Alaska Speedskating Club to resume training schedule this week

APD finds two dead

Arctic MP Battalion gets new commander

Births: September 17, 2009

Business

Calendar: September 17, 2009

Chugach State Park changes should be weighed carefully

Chugiak comes up short in homecoming game with South

Chugiak flag football claws back into third place

Chugiak girls defeat East in one-point swimming victory

Crews raze Hiland Road landmark

Cross country: Lady Wolves place fourth among CIC

Drunken driver measures nearly twice the legal limit

Eagle River senior duo creates tennis stir

Family Matters

Fast food bandits busted

Football: Turnovers hurt Wolves in game against West

Fort Richardson paratrooper dies from wounds

Fort Richardson sergeant killed in Afghanistan

Griffith aims to resolve differences, put MEA on sure footing

Gruening, Mirror Lake runners record wins

Jane Dyson

Local semifinalist vie for National Merit Scholarship

Man gets glued to toilet seat at Australian mall

Man leaves kids in car, goes to strip club

Military family practices a unique birthday tradition

Mustang gymnasts surprise opponents

Opinion: Healthcare: Get back to the basics

Partygoer steals a vehicle

Police Boltter: September 17, 2009

Residents weigh in on nature center expansion

School name misspelled on new student IDs in Ohio

Somerville, 83, enjoyed hunting and fishing

South steps on local volleyball teams

Store employee foils robbery with can of beer

Tattooed man steals earring-wearing dog

Teen arrested for disorderly conduct at Town Square Park

Thanks for the coverage

Three MPs are killed in Iraq

Traffic accidents close Glenn

Troy becomes 34th commander of U.S. Army Alaska

Week in Sports: September 17, 2009

Why is the children's free day at the fair on a school day?

Young Samaritans rescue schnauzer who strayed from home

Sep - 24 - 2009

477th returns from deployment in Iraq

Achievements

APD makes multiple DUI arrests

APD warns of eluding police in vehicles

Births

Calendar: September 24, 2009

Chugiak flag football team defeats West

Chugiak gymnasts place second in four-way meet

Chugiak to face Eagle River in tennis action

Drug possession at Chugiak High School

Federal funding cuts spell uncertain future for Alaska's Boys & Girls Club

Football: Wolves lag behind Bartlett

Gruening, Mirror Lake cross country running teams among league's best

Larger squads overrun Chugiak, Eagle River swim teams

Local anglers cash in during Valdez fishing derbies

Locals speak out on proposed Chugach State Park trails plan

Military Honors:

Murder mystery mingles with dinner

Mustangs secure state football berth with late-game heroics

Opinion: City's sign-posting crackdown hurts community spirit

Opinion: Dust off the shovel

Opinion: Let Officer Stevenson work with Chugiak-Eagle River

Pauley, 69, civil war history buff and decorated Army veteran

Police Blotter

Prep runners enjoy race and Otter Pops at Chugiak

ROTC cadets run in memory of those lost on 9/11

Scholarship lets student try life in Japan - and octopus

Senior citizens and students

Sports Shorts: September 24, 2009

Spotlight: Sarah Paulus

Star Stats: September 24, 2009

Trail network at Eagle River High to expand

Vandals strike Granite Construction site

Volleyball: Chugiak spikers avenge state championship loss to Dimond

Week in sports: September 24, 2009

Sep - 25 - 2009

Second trial begins for former APD officer charged with sexual abuse of a minor

Oct - 01 - 2009

A Bold Journey

Achievements

An examination of Congress members' health benefits

Apartment blaze displaces 27 families

APD alerts residents of door-to-door magazine sales scam

ASD schools to offer free swine flu shots

Bicycles found, waiting to be claimed

Boys & Girls Club Parents Association plans fundraiser

Calendar: October 1, 2009

Chugiak Black wins first round of MYFA state football tournament

Chugiak flag football loses to Bartlett on last-second play

Chugiak gymnastics team to sponsor clinic Saturday

Chugiak, Eagle River to compete in conference tennis championships

Chugiak's Piffarerio leads the dicemen, flies F-22 Raptors

Driver hurries for a drug arrest

Drunken driver stopped at the Fort Richardson Gate

Eagle River High Wolves basketball camp scheduled for in-service day

Eagle River swim team records win over Bartlett, Chugiak splits with West

Eagle River trap shooter Corey Cogdell named to national team

Eagle River volleyball gives best effort against Chugiak

Eagle River, Chugiak gymnasts struggle with injury, sickness

Fall field day unites CHS World Discovery students

Former APD officer faces charges of sexually abusing his daughter

Governor appoints local to Board of Agriculture and Conservation

Hurd, 61, retired Marine and dedicated volunteer

Kott asks for dismissal

Margrit Imhof, 70, owner of Maggie's Place, known as "Sunshine"

Military Honors

Mongeau, 67, was always willing to help the needy

Mullett leads Mustang runners in confernce meet

Mustang spikers break even in Las Vegas

Mustangs advance to state football tournament - despite loss

Nearly 3,000 square feet in the new Town Center sits vacant

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Opinion - Chugach trail plan: a few concerns

Opinion: Real Names, Real People

Police Blotter: October 1, 2009

Romig, 53, helped build the trans-Alaska pipeline

Site Summit Nike veterans tour remnants of years past

Sports Stats: October 1, 2009

Spotlight: Timmy Hone

Starr alleges Begich misled Assembly

The Week in Sports: October 1, 2009

Vandals tamper with truck and break restaurant window

Wolves football ends season with 41-14 win

Oct - 08 - 2009

500-plus swimmers compete Bartlett/Chugiak Invitational

APD to provide e-mail alerts about crime in neighborhoods

Births: October 8, 2009

Calendar: October 8, 2009

Chugiak Black drops MYFA youth football title game

Chugiak flag football beats Dimond, faces Service in playoffs

Chugiak girls, ninth, boys, 11th, in state cross country championships

Chugiak spikers wins three games, bump up season mark

CVFD urges residents to 'stay fire smart, don't get burned'

DUI enforcement continues

Eagle River mixed doubles pair win conference tennis title

Eagle River's newly elected leaders take the oath of office

Huggins presents veterans of all ages with Blue Star Banners

Isaac Lammers

Law, 53, loved to fly, duck hunt and fish

Lawmakers push for urban bear management plan

Mayor unveils proposed 2010 operating budget

Military Honors:

Mirror Lake wins team event in cross country

Mustang gymnasts score rare victory over Dimond

Mustang sharpshooters set the bar high in opener

Mustangs advance to second round of playoffs

Obama administration opposes retirement benefits for ATG

One way road to come to town

Pedestrian killed while walking on Glenn Highway

Police Blotter

Road work deserves appreciation

Shot fired near Briggs Bridge

Star Stats: October 8, 2009

State health officials distribute swine flu vaccine in Alaska

The rest of the story ...

Utilities plan for natural gas disaster

Week in Sports: October 8, 2009

Woman's dreams take shape

Young bull suspect in aircraft vandalism

Oct - 15 - 2009

477th holds first mass enlistment since reactivation

Begich, Murkowski revive ATG retirement benefits

Births

Calendar: October 15, 2009

CHS girls basketball program to host clinics

Chugiak gymnastics: scores and gym temperature soar

Chugiak gymnasts to hold Pancake Feed

Chugiak rifle sets season-best mark

Chugiak to face Bartlett in football championships

Citizen report nabs drunken driver

Cohen sex abuse trial nears conclusion

Cook Inlet Conference Flag Football All-Conference Teams

DUI busts increase

Eagle River falls in first round, Chugiak slips in semis

Eagle River tennis pair places third at state

Engagement: Arturo - Sorenson

ERHS boys basketball program to hold clinic

Family Matters

Hedges, 74, enjoyed traveling the world

Hviid, 97, self-employed portrait artist

In the eye of the beholder

Man attempts to fill false prescription

MEA board offers $50,000 severance pay to fired execs

Muni budget cuts threaten South Fork fire station

Mustang spikers defeat defending state champ Dimond

Nebraska's Griffin is preseason All-Big 12 pick

No sale and a trip to jail

Parnell rolls out plan to offer merit-based scholarships

Police Blotter: October 15, 2009

Senior Night bodes well as Wolves swamp Bartlett

Star Stats: October 15, 2009

Student found with stolen iPod

The right kind of investment

Trooper stops suspected drunken driver

UA regents approve tuition increase

Vandals strike along Business Boulevard

Week in Sports: October 15, 2009

Zach Hoxie

Oct - 22 - 2009

A few final reflections

APD stops pharmacy burglary, shoots armed suspect

Assembly bumps priority of Eagle River Road

Budget cuts threaten bus service

Calendar: October 22, 2009

Chayan Parker

Chugiak High football cheerleaders win fall competition

Chugiak performances are superb

Chugiak plays perfect in three-game volleyball sweep

Chugiak senior night swim meet is capped off with wins

Chugiak's Sullivan brothers wrestle well at Bob Bailey Invite

Church plans Halloween book burning

Citizen leads APD to drunken driver

Doing Good: Cody Krumanaker

Drunk driver found asleep at the wheel

Drunken driver flees on foot, caught by APD K-9

Eagle River volleyball team improves despite losses

Elmendorf, Fort Richardson sign joint-base agreement

Gov appoints Simpson to Council on Disabilities and Special Education

Gun toting youth sought by police

Handgun shots lead to arrest

Judge tosses suit over alleged dog bite

Linfield College representative to visit local area

Local parks tightens budget

Lt. Gov. Campbell files to run for lieutenant governor

Man tried to eat evidence after pot bust

Matanuska Electric seeks bids for Eklutna power plant

Moose calf takes perilous fall, meets untimely end

Mustang sharpshooter Martin wins shoot-off

Mustangs' Cinderella football season ends with 21-3 loss

Parnell files to run for governor

Prep hockey faces off, family sits on opposite benches

Rep. Ramras announces bid for lieutenant governor

Rowdy to relaxed: Matriarch recounts the decades at Tips

Students create interpretative panels Eklutna Lake

Swerving driver booked for DUI

The 'Academy Award of Teaching' goes to Mirror Lake's Bobbi Jo Erb

Who dares to question Obamamania?

Oct - 29 - 2009

5 DWI arrests made in a week

ACHIEVEMENTS

After rollover, schools tighten security

Alaska to Afghanistan: A growing success story

An icon restored

APPLAUSE

Assembly did the right thing

BB bandits break window

Begich attends signing of VA legislation

Births: October 29, 2009

Calendar: October 29, 2009

Chugiak and Eagle River hockey coaches announce rosters

Chugiak takes second in Dimond-Service volleyball tourney

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team has numbers

Coach wins body building championship

Despite injuries, area gymnasts prep for championships

Eagle River man indicted

Eagle River, Chugiak standouts team up in Shriner's benefit game

EDITORIAL

Knecht, 67, enjoyed holiday gatherings

Library closes after flooding

Local residents among finalists for new police chief

Military Honors: October 29, 2009

Mustang rifle team defeats visiting Wolves, 4-3

Nothing confusing about city memo

Pair of Chugiak High grapplers win at Lancer Smith Memorial Invitational

Pill-popping pupil busted

Police Blotter: October 29, 2009

Police shoot Chugiak grad

Seeing red: Program aims to steer kids away from drugs

Sports Sorts: October 29, 2009

Spotlight: Katrina Jacobs

Star Stats: October 29, 2009

Swimmers, divers enjoy week off before championships today

Vandals strike in Eagle River

Week in Sports: October 29, 2009

Nov - 05 - 2009

EMOTIONS

Area gymnasts dig deep in region finals

Arnett and Park

Assembly, mayor battle over state revenue-sharing dollars

Bargain books become a real steal

Births

Bob Lupo

Boo! Cop accused of pulling gun at haunted house

Charges say man robbed kids' college fund to pay dancer

Chugiak grapplers suffer first conference loss in four years

Chugiak, Eagle River swimmers and divers hold their own

Cold weather lures a new kind of thief

Doing triple time

Don Walters

Editorial: Nov 5, 2009

Finis Sheldon

Green and gold colors signal new era of Army organization

Innovative elder-youth kindergarten could join generations

Kicking up his heels

Klepzig tie-breaker cements Mustang win

Man stole ferret by shoving it in his pants

Mary Leffel

Mentorships offer valuable insight for indecisive teens

Mikey Evans

Military Honors: Nov 5, 2009

Moran, 86, called Eagle River her second home

Murkowski to hold health care town hall meeting at Mirror Lake

Mustangs spikers hope top seed helps in Conference tourney

Paramedics stop attempted burglary

Parnell to military: Alaska is home

Plan gives South Fork its station

Police Blotter: November 5, 2009

Pot-smoking speeder stopped

Ryan, 93, a true Alaskan pioneer

Scott Weller

Shakoske, 60, former resident loving mother

Sports Shorts: Nov 5, 2009

Sports Stats: Nov 5, 2009

Stolen credit card caper remains unsolved

Third candidate for APD chief position responds to questions

Tony Unsderfer

Trio of drunken drivers halted

Verdict: Jury doesn't believe Cohen's story

Woman flashes cash at a bar, then gets robbed

Woman scares off burglar by acting like a dog

Woman, 88, walks 10,000 miles in husband's memory

Nov - 11 - 2009

Anchorage named to growing bicycle-friendly community list The League of American Bicyclists has added Anchorage to its list of bicycle-friendly communities.

Barnes, 29, had friends too numerous to list

Beach Lake beauty

Births: Nov 12, 2009

Boys & Girls Club gets hefty financial boost

Chugiak diver, Friedli, 8th in state

Chugiak hockey team battles for 3-3 draw against Dimond

Chugiak senior center receives donation for three defibrillators

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team aims high

Clinics begin in Eagle River, Chugiak to vaccinate against flu

Design flaw allowed Ind. inmates to leave cells

Dual wins a sign of a great season for Wolves

Eagle River bowlers start strong, Chugiak runs into buzzsaw Dimond

Eagle River grapplers fare well in own invitational

Eagle River man caught in Mat-Su prostitution sting

Effort under way to memorialize library pioneers

ERHS student arrested for marijuana

Finding solutions to (a kid) life's biggest problems

Fire destroys Eagle River remote home

Fort Rich paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

Jenny Klecka

Judge to rule on former Rep. Pete Kott's dismissal request

Knutson, 84, a humble and quiet man

Korean woman passes driver's exam on 950th try

Lamoreaux, 81, homesteaded in Peters Creek area

Let love endure the distance

Lions Club to serve Thanksgiving dinner

Man allegedly robs same bank four times

Man behind initiative calls it a 'civil rights issue'

Man fined for 911 call over missing McDonald's OJ

Military Honors: Nov 12, 2009

Mustang shooters still unbeaten

Obama's visit a reason to stop and listen

Ohio woman hopes trick-or-treater may find ring among candy treasures

Parnell appoints Leary to Alaska Railroad Board

Police Blotter: Nov 12, 2009

Prep cross-country ski season begins with large teams

School district seeks comment on $15 million in cuts

Sports Stats: Nov 12, 2009

Sweet victory for Chugiak High spikers

Tenhagen, 95, was a World War II veteran

Veterans Day should prompt us to helpful action

Week in Sports: Nov 12, 2009

Wolves knocked out in first round of conference

Woman calls 911 to report a drunken driver, which turns out to be herself

Wright, 56, made Alaska his home after Air Force

Nov - 13 - 2009

Obama greeted with hearty welcome at Elmendorf Air Force Base

Soldier's impressions of President Obama's speach

Nov - 19 - 2009

Achievements

Brandon Blackley

Broken water line prompts fire alarm at Chugiak High

Car chase ends in DUI, assault and resisting arrest charges

Career criminal denied champagne celebration

Chugiak Elementary School recycling program being trashed

Chugiak High ends season with fifth-place finish at state

Chugiak hockey team snake-bit with losses to East, West

Chugiak rifle team sets new conference record

Connecticut police say gum thefts increase

CrimeStoppers seeks information about Anchorage fire

Eagle River rifle team loses to East, 4-3

Eagle River skaters give extra effort in overtime action

Engagements: Nov 19, 09

Family Matters: Nov 19, 2009

Fight, flight and free trip to jail

Friend honored for helping injured climber

Girls hockey team takes it on the chin in Fairbanks

Graffiti artist left work incomplete

Honoring America's veterans

In times of need, let community unite

Judge hears arguments on Kott's corruption trial

Lawmaker sculpted in cow manure

Man stole car to face theft charge

Mayor Sullivan appoints locals to municipal boards

MEA board approves rate increase

Military Honors: Nov 19, 2009

Mirror Lake all-sixth-grade team holds on in volleyball jamboree

Miss Chugiak-Eagle River crowned

Murkowski brings health-care debate to town

Nature Center re-opens popular trail

Police Blotter: Nov 19, 2009

Road trip provides bonding time for local wrestling teams

Robbers see Army ID, return wallet

School officials nix cash-for-grades fundraiser

Small donation reveals big hearts

Soldier's impressions of President Obama's speach

Speed skating interest up as Arctic Winter Games approach

Sports Stats: Nov 19, 2009

Strangest among found items: 3-foot, handmade sword

Tenants vacate unit, but leave signs of drug operation behind

Walmart liquor license is for a 'good neighbor'

Wardle bowls over his opponents

Week in Sports: Nov 19, 2009

Yellow Ribbon program eases reservist's reintegration

Nov - 20 - 2009

Seifert gets 15 years for child molesting

Nov - 25 - 2009

A holiday shout-out

ACHIEVEMENTS

Alaska Army Guard aviators return from Kosovo

APD re-opens murder case, seeks tips in investigation

APPLAUSE

Assembly to resume budget debate

Avery Parker

BIRTHS: Nov 25, 2009

Blessings were meant to be kind, not infuriating

Chugiak A team rifle squad suffers first loss, while Eagle River powers on

Chugiak hockey team stacks up the victories on ice

Chugiak performers shine at All-State Music Festival

Chugiak, Eagle River duke it out at Glenn Vandergaw

Clerk sells man winning lottery game by mistake

Combined girls hockey team dealt pair of shutouts

Digging deep for UAA

Eagle River bowlers topple Chugiak boys, split with girls

Eagle River skaters win away tourney, but slip up locally

Eagle River student's independent film to show at festival

Family feud erupts, leads to neighbor's complaint

Father, son suspect a meteorite landed at home

High School's paper, Pegasus, replaces print with pixels

Honors: Patrick Shepard

Honors: Ryan T. Tornai

Local vet honored by president

Man distracted by bird drives Bugatti into marsh

Man named Rock Paper Scissors champion

MEA, Chugach, Seward join for Railbelt utility unification

Middle-school bandits nab dog treats and soft drink

Park users speak up about the future of Beach Lake

Police Blotter: Nov 25, 2009

Rats giving Statehouse staffers a scurrying scare

Seifert gets 15 years for child molesting

Star Stats: Nov 25, 2009

Suspect returns to crime scene for cell phone

The joys of living in a small town

Trooper's tip to police helps catch drunken driver

Would-be Seattle ninja impaled on fence

Dec - 03 - 2009

Births:

Bolton, 55, was known as "Squirt" to her friends

Building The Site Summit Star

Camilla Hellus

Chugiak boys basketball has new coach in Orin Wear

Chugiak High hockey players critical in Mile High Thanksgiving tournament win

Chugiak, Eagle River wrestlers pit techniques at dual meet

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey posts 1-1 tie with Mat-Su

Coming off 2009 state championship, Chugiak girls hoopsters look forward

Drunken driver tries to elude cops

Eagle River boys basketball team has strong turnout for tryouts, girls team gets new coach

En garde!

ERHS students nabbed with drugs

Fannin, 78, a mechanic who enjoyed fishing, dancing and gardening

Final score belies Wolves' effort in 7-0 hockey shortfall

Hair-color profiling leads to 'ginger' attacks

Hit and run for the border

Holiday safety tips for home and away

Man tied lizards to chest to sneak through airport

Me-OW! Cat, cause of power outage, survives

Military Honors:

Mustang Association teams meet up in Turkey Day finale

Mustangs fall hard, losing to West in league hockey play

Obliterate Somali pirates

Police Blotter: December 3, 2009

Postal Service to resume North Pole Santa letters

Rodriguez, 57, shared art and photography with all

Rumors appear unfounded that duck pond's birds are starving

Shelden- Kelly Wedding

Spreading the word about the world

Star Stats: December 3, 2009

Sweet tooth shoplifter caught

Teen passed out at McDonalds

Teen skipped school, robbed bank

The Munch: A true community event

The week in Sports

Walmart theft a 'bold act'

Wheels, meals, but not enough takers

Wojnowski - Gard wedding

Dec - 10 - 2009

Annual Merry Merchant Munch announces its winners

Area legislators seek review of state oil tax programs

Army Guard soldier excels in 'American Idol' of contests

Business survey takers entered in Orso gift certificate drawing

Celebrations

Charity workers find marijuana stashed in donated, antique jug

Chicken-stuffed cocaine is recipe for arrest

Chugiak boys basketball squad to open season in Ketchikan

Chugiak girls sweep top 3 in season-opener SnoBall race

City wins award for Tax Savers program

Create a truly green holiday

District cancels second round of elementary H1N1 clinics

Drunken fight leads to arrests

Eagle River bowlers run into juggernaut in Bartlett

Eagle River High boys hoops teams announced at Wolves Night

Eagle River High students discovered with drugs on bus

Eagle River skaters pick up a pair of recent wins

Eagle River, Chugiak rifle teams swept by conference foes

'Elf' jailed over dynamite hoax on Santa

Elks Club selling Christmas trees

Elks host Army-Navy breakfast, football game

Exploring the options

Fla. Gov. Crist sent callers to phone sex line

Girls basketball numbers a bit thin when tryouts begin at Eagle River, Chugiak

Hiland Mountain Correctional Center honors longtime volunteer Brooks

Jesus Christ dumped from jury pool for disruption, refusing to answer questions

Lets resurrect over-the-fence chats

Local projects on city's legislative priority list

Local shooters on target at Mayor's 100 competition

Man uses hammer to randomly destroy televisions at department store

Manolas - Perry

Military Honors

Mustangs advance 11, Eagle River 7 grapplers to state

Ossiander says she will 'probably' seek third term

Pie-bakers outdo themselves in fundraiser

Police Blotter: December 10 2009

Ptomey, 80, great-grandmother who always had a kind word for everyone

Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom named chair of Rules committee

Special delivery wakes residents in morning accident

Sports Stats: December 10, 2009

Spotlight: Debbie Doherty

Suspect sought in home break- in, owners offers reward

Teen allegedly attacks dad for loud snoring

Texas couple say hen laid egg with cross on it, take it as a sign of the season

Thanks for All-State music coverage

Undefeated Mirror Lake volleyball teams win City Championships

Woman accused of shoplifting 418 items

Dec - 17 - 2009

Kmart workers open tin can, find $10,000

Man caught on bike with stolen Christmas tree

Airlines offers legislative session fare

Alaska Guard transporting bikes to children in Afghanistan

Applause

Assault with a raw steak nets arrest

Baumgardner, 76, built many of the roads in Eagle River

Bike found at APD station

Births

Ceremony honors the memory of those lost

Chugiak boys basketball squad drops pair of games in Ketchikan

Chugiak eighth among 22 teams at state wrestling finals

Chugiak girl skiers place second at Dimond Lynxloppet

Chugiak makes good on comeback effort, ties Service, 2-2

Chugiak sharpshooter wins Cook Inlet Conference rifle title

Chugiak-Eagle River Foundation part of PFD donations

City and State create DUI prosecutor

Committee moves forward to name library for volunteers

Duck Pond a treasure

Eagle River hockey team wins one of three on the road

Eagle River man hurt in Glenn rollover

Five drunken drivers arrested on local roads

Former CHS grapplers voted Best of Decade

Guards thwart Hiland prison escape attempt

Lady Mustang bowlers defeat Service

Legislative Town Hall meeting planned

Local artist among those selected to design Rondy Dog

Local legislators form U of A Boosters Caucus

Loss of People Mover hurts us all

Macky Franks posts best times in short-track speedskating

Middle school pot arrests

Mike Patino

Militar Honors

NY man tries robbery with paintball gun

Parnell names Novak to Veterans Advisory Council

People Mover, library get cut

Police arrest Amish man in buggy for DUI

Police Blotter: December 17, 2009

Prep hoops teams start season with tournament play

Reiser announces bid for state senate seat

Santa's coming to Apple Tree

Shoplifters caught at Carrs

Sky-high inspiration

Stupendous 'Stangs

Survey says legislators don't like shorter session

SWAT team called to Chugiak home

The week in Sports: December 17, 2009

Woman accused of selling moonshine at day care center

Woman arrested for church embezzlement topping $27,000

Dec - 24 - 2009

Benson enters lieutenant governor race

Besh Cup Classic ski race heats up Beach Lake Trails

Births

California student wants your Alaska stories

Christmas Bird Count is Sunday

Chronic condition spurs quest for wellness

Chugiak fire department rescues injured snowmobiler

Chugiak hockey ends year with loss to South

Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team loses to league contender

Diana and George Ritz celebrate 50th in Las Vegas

Eagle River boys hoops win tourney consolation bracket

Eagle River falls to East despite strong playing

Easley to speak at Women's Tea

Final deadline

Ford, 94, came to Alaska in 1950 seeking an adventure

Former mayoral candidate pitches budget plan to Assembly

Happy holidays, especially to the children

Hess, 76, served his country as a sailor

Indecent exposure at coffee shop drive thru

JV/C hoops teams enjoy some success in Chugiak tourney

Letters to Santa

Lovers quarrel over stolen items

Man allegedly assaults wife over shoveling

Man shoots suspected prowler with arrow

Nominations open for Good News! Great Kids!'

Operation Christmas Blessing honors community

Ossiander out as Assembly chairwoman

Parent report son for breaking into home

Peggy Kiefer

Police Blotter: Dec 24, 2009

Pregnancy center has new home

Texas police arrest intruder as he bathed

The North Face files suit over 'South Butt'

Tiger Woods type attack leads to police response

Dec - 31 - 2009

An over-the-fence chat with the Star

Assembly's veto override to restore Eagle River library hours

Attorney sued after biting off part of man's nose

Births

Christmas tree recycling is in Eagle River

Day, 78, enjoyed mowing the grass and sending Christmas cards

De La Cruz, 84, loved fishing, baking and family

Eagle River resident is new police chief

Editorial

Frazzled mom calls 911 over son's video game habit

Good trail, great numbers for Chugiak Dog Mushers races

Historical society leader ready for new chapter in life

Irate woman destroys perfume display at Georgia store

Lady Mustangs winless in Wasilla

Local legislator behind push to develop Cook Inlet gas

Man pays $72 for a taco, says 'Merry Christmas'

Military Honors

Mustang boys basketball team wins 2 of 3 in Wasilla Classic

Police Blotter: Dec 31, 2009

Responses sought for Eagle River traffic survey

Teen will need legal permission to date girls after this mishap

UA College savings plan to give $25,000 scholarship

VFW announces youth essay winners

Year in review: Our sports' victories and disappointments

Zuehsow, 65, former resident, Army veteran